This natural Yellow Orange Clinohumite originates from Tanzania and its weight is about 0.7 carats. The measurements are 6.7mm x 4.72mm x 3.04mm (length x width x depth). The shape/cut-style of this Clinohumite is Oval Facet. This 0.66ct Clinohumite gem is available to order and can be shipped anywhere in the world. Gemstone Certification can also be provided as an optional service.
Clinohumite is a rare mineral and an especially rare gemstone. It is a member of the humite group of minerals, which includes humite, clinohumite, chondrodite, and norbergite.
The humite minerals are named for Sir Abraham Hume (1749-1838), an English mineralogist and famous art collector. Clinohumite was first discovered in 1876 in limestone blocks from the volcano Mount Vesuvius near Naples, Italy. Only three sources of gem-quality material clinohumite are known: the Pamir Mountains of Tajikistan, the Taymyr region of northern Siberia and the Mahenge plateau of Tanzania.
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